Procedures for Department of Music Scholarship Applications
- Click HERE to access the common application form
- Scholarship applications require submission of an unofficial transcript
- Competition recitals require submission of print-ready program information (singers
must include translations). Your applied teacher must approve the print-ready recital
program information before you submit your competition application. Make sure you
proof your information carefully
- Competitions require published scores. Plan ahead to make sure you have these well
before the competition day. If your pieces are in the public domain, you may submit
bound scores from IMSLP
- If you need help writing your supportive statement(s) please see a member of the scholarship
committee or talk to a faculty member who can assist
- Present yourself as luminously as possible. Promote yourself and your accomplishments
as a performer, scholar, or future educator. Discuss your financial situation where
- Please submit any and all student nomination letters to Prof. Jason Rigby by email
only (jrigby AT_TOWSON). All nominations are kept strictly confidential from the student body and may be
made ONLY by Department of Music faculty. A brief supportive statement about your
nominee is expected, and should clearly advocate their strengths and achievements,
both academically and artistically. All nominees will be screened through the TU Foundation
and Registrar's Office to determine financial need. The Department of Music Scholarship
Committee will vet and select the nominee and alternatives (should financial aid restrictions
apply for the first choice).
Spring 2018 Scholarships
Department of Music Talent Awards
Award: $150 for each division: Brass, Carl B. Schmidt Outstanding Paper Award, Composition, Guitar, History & Culture,
Jazz/Commercial, Keyboard, Music Education, Music Theory, Percussion, Strings, Voice,
- Towson University Music Major
- Each awardee is chosen by faculty within each division
- Award winners will be announced and will perform at the 4/10/18 Winner's Recital during
Faculty Submissions Deadline: Tuesday, March 13, 2:00 p.m.
Recital Date: April 10, 11:00 a.m.
Reynaldo Reyes Music Scholarship
- Full-time Undergraduate or Graduate Piano Student Majoring in Performance or Music
- 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA
- Demonstration of Contribution to the Department of Music and Financial Need
- One winner will be determined by audition, which must demonstrate musical, technical
and performing expertise in at least two contrasting styles
- Complete Reynaldo Reyes Application
- Submit most recent unofficial transcript
- Submit a typed list of repertory selections from at least two different styles periods
for the 15-minute live audition
- Submit a summary of your musical involvement in the Department of Music; also describe
any financial need you have in regard to your University studies - please feel comfortable
sharing concerns of your (or your family's) ability to pay for your education - all
submissions are kept confidential.
- Audition criteria: must demonstrate musical, technical, and performing expertise in
at least two contrasting styles
- Applicants should attach a typed list of their repertory selections from at least
two different style periods for the 15-minute live audition.
Application Due Date: Friday, April 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
Audition Date (piano): Thursday, April 19, 11:00 a.m.
Submission: Send all application materials to Prof. Eva Mengelkoch (Dept. of Music mailbox 3095)